The Bronx in New York is one of the five famous Boroughs in the area of New York City. It is located in the northern part of the boroughs near Manhattan. It got its name when a man named Jonas Bronk settled in the area. He was a European settler that lived along what was then called the Harlem River. In the beginning, the Bronx was mostly farmland and neighborhoods were scarce. When the railroad services were built in the area it began growing in population. The Bronx became part of New York city in 1895. During the 1820's it started to become even more populated. Many residents built and lived in large apartment buildings. For tourists visiting the area of the Bronx, it offers many sites to see. One of the most popular the Bronx Zoo. It has been famous since its opening. Also quite famous is the beautiful New York Botanical Gardens which people from all over the world enjoy seeing. For sports fans there is the ever popular Yankee's Stadium. If you happen to love nature and are visiting the Bronx you may enjoy going to the Waves Gardens. This botanical site offers 28 acres of plants and flowers to see, plus many acres of beautiful landscaped areas.The flower garden is a rustic fenced in area that encloses many types of old fashioned and modern perennials, shrubs, bulb flowers and perennials. The Bronx offers many fine dining facilities from casual dining to exclusive, along with many outdoor cafe's. There are a large number of Five Star Hotels available for accommodations while visiting the Bronx.
Events in Bronx
Applying for Affordable Housing
at Bronx River Art Center Find Tickets
Bronx Council on the Arts and The Actors Fund are pleased to present this affordable housing seminar that aims to help participants navigate the process, and get organized so they can be prepared to apply.
Puerto Rican Festival 2019
at Bronx New York
May 25, 2019 6.8 miles north
Bronx Night Market
at 1 Fordham Plaza
The largest food market in The Bronx, Westchester County, and Uptown
SPYCE NIGHTCLUB ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY WITH DJ CAMILO
at Spyce Astoria Find Tickets
THE #1 NIGHTCLUB IN QUEENS CELEBRATES IT'S ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
The Mets Faith & Family Day
at Citi Field Find Tickets
Calling all Met fans!!! Come join us for a day of fun, family and faith!!!!!
Invincible: A Tribute to Michael Jackson
at Lehman Performing Arts Center Find Tickets
DRINK UNTIL YOU DROP ALL GIRL FREE
at THE GARAGE Find Tickets
SATURDAY MAY 25TH 2019 THE MEMORIAL WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA
Gran Kermés Tenarense Verano 2019, Por Amor a Tenares
at Van Cortlandt Park
New York Yankees vs. San Diego Padres
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox
May 20 at 07:00 PM · 07:00 pm
The Queensboro Restaurant
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One of the world's biggest zoos, the Bronx Zoo is loaded with animals and fun for everyone. Definitely one of the coolest things to do in New York. A must see museum in the Bronx!
One of the best bars in the Bronx. Best lounge in the Bronx to kick back, relax, and hang with your friends.